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Swinethorpe with Harby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Swinethorpe, formerly an extra-parochial tract in Lincolnshire, was formed into an ecclesiastical parish in 1874, and annexed to the parish of Harby in Nottinghamshire. It is 9 miles from Lincoln, and 3½ NW from Thorpe station on the Nottingham and Lincoln branch of the M.R. Post town and money order office, Lincoln; telegraph office, Thorpe (R.S.) Acreage, 1048; population, 45. The manor anciently belonged to the Knights Hospitallers, and is now the property of the Curteis family.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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